from the Lawyer
Sale of goods on samples and remote way of selling goods
Article 497 of the Civil code of the Russian Federation.
1. The contract of retail purchase and sale can be concluded on the basis of acquaintance of the buyer with sample of the goods offered by the seller and displayed at the place of sale of goods (sale of goods on samples).
2. The contract of retail purchase and sale can be concluded on the basis of acquaintance of the buyer with the offered seller the description of the goods by means of catalogues, prospectuses, booklets, pictures, communication facilities (television, post, radio communications and others) or in other ways excluding possibility of direct acquaintance of the consumer with the goods or sample the goods at the conclusion of such contract (a remote way of sale of the goods).
3. Unless otherwise provided by law, other legal acts or the contract, the contract of retail purchase and sale of goods by samples or an agreement of retail sale-purchase concluded by the remote method of sale of the goods shall be considered fulfilled upon delivery of the goods to the destination specified in this contract, and if the place of delivery of the goods in this contract is not specified, from the date of delivery of the goods at the place of residence of the buyer-the citizen or the location of the buyer - legal entity.
4. Unless otherwise provided by law, prior to the transfer of the goods the buyer is entitled to refuse to execute any specified in paragraph 3 of this article of the agreement of retail purchase and sale under condition of compensation to the seller for necessary expenses incurred in connection with the Commission of action for the execution of the contract.